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Episode #700: Revolution
First Broadcast: 5/18/15
Repeated: 6/22/15; 10/5/15
We started this program way back in January, 1994. Seven hundred episodes later, we're still here! How did we commemorate the occasion? By going back into the street to find out what's the biggest change New Yorkers have seen within the last 20 years! Some answers might surprise you, and some might not, but we think they're all interesting. Tune in and see for yourself!

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So, what is Free New York anyway? The simple answer is that it's a this neat little public access TV show on Manhattan Neighborhood Network which I co-produce with the tremendous help of my camerawoman/editor/everything else, Kim. The complicated answer is that it's a project of mine to broadcast opinions and events which don't always appear within "the mainstream media" (like The New York Times, the major networks, local radio, etc.), and so far I think it's been working.

If you think I'm doing a good job--or not--and you feel like sending me snail mail, the address is:

Free New York
P.O. Box 20945
Tompkins Square Station
New York, NY 10009

You can also email me at, which should get to me a lot faster than the snail mail.

And now, the "Thought of the Moment" . . .

Check back later. I'm sure something will turn up.
Previous thoughts can be found here.


Read all about my letter, which was published in the New York Press on July 9, 1997.

Here you can view an op-ed I sent to the New York Times, which they never printed. Maybe I'll add an even larger essay in the future.

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